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Reimagining the customer experience with AI: a Harvard Business Review study

A good customer experience allows companies to retain their customers but also reach out to others through the positive feedback the former post on their sites. For 70% of consumers, the customer experience is as important as the product or service being sold according to a 2021 ...

The ACPR launches an experiment on data sharing to combat money laundering and terrorist financing

In France, banks are supervised by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR). Created in 2010, following the 2008 financial crisis, the authority’s objective is to supervise banks and insurance companies in order to guarantee their financial stability, pro...

NVIDIA’s Instant NeRF: transforming 2D images into 3D scenes in record time

Instant NeRF, a neural network-based technology capable of transforming a set of 2D photos into high-resolution 3D scenes in seconds, was introduced at an NVIDIA GTC session in March. According to the NVIDIA Research team, this would be one of the first models of its kind to comb...

In groupe and CEA launch a research partnership on the future of digital identity

Taking into account the growing digitalization of the economy (e-commerce, digital platforms, cloud computing…), in order to ensure the protection of citizens’ data and the integrity of companies, IN Groupe and the CEA officially launched, on March 28, a research part...

Fake profiles generated by artificial intelligence identified and removed from LinkedIn network

Two researchers at the Stanford Internet Observatory, Renee DiResta and Josh Goldstein, found more than 1,000 fake profiles on LinkedIn created with AI-generated photos, specifically with GANs (Generative Adversial Networks). These fake profiles could allow companies to reach mor...

Podcast series on AI in the enterprise with Emmanuel Vignon, CEO of Sicara

On the occasion of the World AI Cannes Festival, we bring you a series of podcasts on AI in business with Emmanuel Vignon, CEO of Sicara. The company, founded in 2016, offers tools for companies wishing to add value to their data and leverage it. The importance of data for busine...

Microsoft and Worldline join forces to fight online fraud

In June 2021, Worldline, a global leader in the payments and transaction services industry, announced a partnership with Microsoft to integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 Fraud Protection into Worldline’s digital payment offering. This collaboration was finally made official at...

Iktos announces collaboration with Ono Pharmaceuticals to design new drugs using artificial intelligence

Iktos, a company specializing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for new drug design, announced on March 30 a collaboration agreement with Ono Pharmaceuticals, an R&D-focused Japanese pharmaceutical company focused on drug innovation dedicated to fighting disease and pain. Ono&#...

Business intelligence: Linedata integrates artificial intelligence and prescriptive analysis into its solutions

Last month, Linedata, a global solutions provider for asset management, insurance and credit professionals, announced that it had developed two artificial intelligence modules to help its clients make decisions and increase productivity in the follow-up of client files. Named ...

Artificial intelligence: An algorithm could predict the risk of a heart attack

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, a leading Los Angeles hospital, have developed an algorithm that can accurately measure deposits in coronary arteries and predict a patient’s risk of suffering a heart attack within five years. It would allow this analysis to be d...

Rakuten Fulfillment Network, Rakuten’s e-logistics and shipping offering, launched in France

Rakuten France announced last month the launch of Rakuten Fulfillment Network, a full service logistics model covering the handling, storage, packaging and shipping of e-commerce orders. Rakuten’s goal is to allow merchants to take back control of their fulfillment, while s...

Artificial intelligence: Detecting burn-out through natural language processing (NLP)

Burnout is a state of deep physical and psychological fatigue resulting from chronic stress in the workplace. Mascha Kurpicz-Briki, professor of data engineering at the Bern University of Applied Sciences in Biel, and her team of scientists supported by the Swiss National Science...

Saturday, April 16, Université Côte d’Azur awards “Doctor Honoris Causa” degree to Yann LeCun, Vice President and Chief AI Scientist at Meta

As part of the World AI Cannes Festival, Jeanick Brisswalter, President of the Université Côte d’Azur, will award the “Honorary Doctorate” to Yann LeCun, Vice President and Chief AI Scientist at Meta and Professor at New York University, on Saturday, April 16, 2...

MassChallenge and Enterra Solutions announce partnership

MassChallenge Switzerland, part of MassChallenge’s global network of innovators, announced on March 30, a partnership with Enterra Solutions, whose Autonomous Decision Science TMfunctionality enables end-to-end value chain optimization, decision making, and complex research...

CNIL publishes a set of resources for the general public and professionals

The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) is the regulator of personal data. Its mission is to assist professionals in their compliance and to help individuals to control their personal data and exercise their rights. On April 5th, the CNIL announced...

Docapost announces the creation of a data and artificial intelligence division

Docaposte, the digital subsidiary of La Poste Group, aims to become the French benchmark for digital trust solutions. To this end, it announced in early March the creation of a data and AI center that brings together the expertise of its teams and those of two other La Poste Grou...

Canada: Impact Canada Grand Prize Winners Announced

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced the grand prize winners of the Connecting to the Future, Full Potential and Go High Challenges on March 30 at the GLOBE 2022 Forum in Vancouver. These three clean technology challenges are part of the Imp...

Cloudera Releases “Unlimited: The Positive Power of AI” Market Research Report

Enterprise data cloud company Cloudera’s new study, “Limitless: The Positive Power of AI,” released in March, is based on two online surveys conducted by Sapio Research in August 2021. For the first, 10,880 knowledge workers working in companies with 1,000+ empl...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise France launches the eighth edition of its start-up acceleration program

Launched in 2015, the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) start-up program has already enabled more than 120 young companies to benefit from personalized coaching. HPE announced this Tuesday, April 5, the opening of the call for applications for the eighth edition of its start-up ac...

Discover ActuIA n°7, the new issue of the artificial intelligence magazine

The 7th issue of ActuIA, the artificial intelligence magazine, is now available on newsstands and in digital format! Subscribe today to receive it directly at home or at your workplace. In this new issue, you will find articles on the use of AI in communities, on the five-year pe...

Thales Alenia Space to test edge computing with Microsoft on the International Space Station

On Monday, April 4, Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft to explore new capabilities in Space Edge Computing (SEC), artificial intelligence space observation tools (DeeperVision) and the d...

Understanding the climate resilience mechanisms of plants in hostile environments using machine learning

Global warming will have a major impact on agriculture, and scientists are looking for solutions to adapt agricultural systems to extreme weather events. Researchers from INRAE, the University of Bordeaux and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile studied 24 plant species fr...

Meta wants to generate biographies of marginalized groups using AI

Only about 20 percent of the biographies on the English-language Wikipedia site, one of the world’s most visited websites, are of women, according to the Wikimedia Foundation. Aspart of her doctoral project in computer science at the University of Lorraine, within the Natio...

Focus on EIOPA’s report on ethical and governance principles for the use of AI in the insurance industry

EIOPA, the European regulator for insurers, aims to foster financial stability and confidence in the insurance and pensions markets. This EU agency published a report in June 2021 on ethical and governance principles regarding the use of artificial intelligence in the insurance i...

Singapore and Israel sign a cooperation agreement in artificial intelligence

Singapore’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vivian Balakrishnan and Israel’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology, Orit Farkash-Hacohen signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cross-border cooperation in artificial intelligence on March 21 during a visit ...

“Five News from the Brain”, a documentary on the brain and artificial intelligence

From March 14 to 20, “Brain Week” took place, an event coordinated by the Society for Neuroscience under the patronage of Mrs. Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. Itis in this context that Jean-Stéphane Bron’s documentary fil...

Spain: Hewlett Packard announces the creation of a dedicated technology and software solutions development center in Valencia

Hewlett Packard Spain announced in early March the opening of a new center in Valencia, dedicated to the development of innovative technologies and software solutions that should ” revolutionize strategic industrial sectors”according to the company. The company does n...

Criteo and Inria announce a strategic partnership for the development of responsible AI

On March 31, Criteo, the global technology company that provides the world’s first Commerce Media Platform, announced a five-year research partnership between the Criteo AI Lab and Inria (the French National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology). This pa...

MIT researchers have trained an artificial intelligence model that quickly predicts how two proteins will attach

Antibodies, small proteins produced by the immune system, can bind to specific parts of a virus to neutralize it. For example, to combat Covid-19, labs have made vaccines but have also turned their attention to synthetic antibodies that, by binding to the virus’s leading pr...

Canada: Concordia University launches its Institute of Applied AI

On March 18, Montreal-based Concordia University launched its Institute for Applied AI and announced the appointments of Tristan Glatard and Fenwick McKelvey as co-directors. In this capacity, they will contribute to the development of the Institute’s interdisciplinary acti...

PariSanté Campus unveils the sixty start-ups of its first class

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the Ministry of Solidarity and Health, Inserm, PSL University (Paris Sciences et Lettres), Inria, the Agence du Numérique en Santé, and the Health Data Hub, together with all the players in the Paris region in the fields ...

The quantum memristor, the missing link between artificial intelligence and quantum computing?

The potential of artificial intelligence to help overcome the challenges we face is certain, but the limited computational capabilities of conventional computers are a hindrance to solving certain problems. Quantum combined with AI could well be the solution. To demonstrate this,...

Memory Computing: Samsung Electronics Releases Study on Next-Generation AI Semiconductors with MRAM Technology

Microprocessor manufacturers have been interested in MRAM (Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory) since the 1990s. Researchers at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) in collaboration with Samsung Electronics Foundry Business and Semiconductor R&D Center performed ...

Africa: Senegal plans a national data governance strategy

In early March, a forum on digital identity and data governance began in Dakar, chaired by Yankhoba Diatara, Senegal’s Minister of Digital Economy and Telecoms, and hosted by Ghana’s Personal Data Chairperson, Patricia Poku, and Awa Ndiaye, Chairperson of the Personal...

Inauguration of the 34th Microsoft by Simplon AI School in Lannion

Microsoft promotes fair and inclusive AI. With this in mind, Microsoft created an alternative school in 2018 in partnership with the social and solidarity enterprise Simplon.co: the Microsoft By Simplon AI School. On March 16, Microsoft France and Simplon inaugurated their 34th s...

UKRI launches a second call for the best researchers in artificial intelligence

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has launched a second call for the world’s top researchers in artificial intelligence, designed to attract and retain the world’s best talent in the field. The call was announced by Digital Minister Chris Philp on March 23 at AI UK, t...

Event: The 16th edition of the e-Health University Summer Camp will take place on June 28 and 29

In a few days, the first round of the presidential elections will take place. 15 days later, the President of the Republic will be known, followed by a new hemicycle on June 19. From that moment on, e-health will have 5 new years to move from dream to reality. 5 years to integrat...

AI adoption, best practices and trusted AI by Design: interview with Gwendal Bihan, CEO Axionable

The deployment of AI in our daily lives, both personal and professional, is a source of opportunities and innovation but also presents non-negligible risks in terms of security, privacy, discrimination and environmental impact. To discuss this, we have exchanged with Gwendal Biha...

Local authorities, industry, cybersecurity: don’t miss the new issue of ActuIA magazine

Only a few days left before the release of the new issue of ActuIA, the magazine of artificial intelligence. An issue not to be missed! So subscribers, watch your mailbox and, if you are not a subscriber, don’t hesitate and subscribe today! In this issue, you will find arti...

France Relance: ARDNA, AI project winner of the call for projects to support investment and modernization of the nuclear industry

The ARDNA (AI Research on Data for Nuclear Application) project was selected at the end of 2021 as the winner of the ” call for projects to support investment and modernization of thenuclear industry” as part of France Relance. ARDNA is a project of Aquila Data Enable...

Quebec: Artificial Intelligence to improve road safety during blowing snow events

In Quebec, the Laurentian region is known for its sudden changes in weather conditions. Episodes of blowing snow (very fine snow pushed by the wind) are particularly dangerous. Since last winter, the Quebec Ministry of Transport has been conducting a pilot project to detect blowi...

Africa: IFRI researcher studies urban solar panel deployment using deep learning

Hugo Le Picard, researcher at the Ifri’s Energy & Climate Center, and Mathieu Toulemont, Senior Machine Learning Engineer at PhotoRoom, sought to measure the progression of decentralized solar power in urban areas in Africa. To do so, they used deep learning methods to ...

Climate tech start-up Kayrros backed by the “French Tech Souveraineté” fund in a €40 million financing round

KAYRROS, a leader in climate and energy data analysis, announced on March 22 a new round of financing of 40 million euros. The French government, via French Tech Souveraineté operated by Bpifrance, the European Investment Bank (EIB), NewSpace Capital, and OperaTech Ventures, the ...

DeepMind introduces Ithaca, Deep Neural Network for restoration and attribution of ancient texts

Epigraphy studies inscriptions on durable materials, such as stone and metal, and is very useful to historians for the study of ancient civilizations, most of whose perishable records have disappeared. However, these inscriptions on imputrescible materials have suffered the damag...

DGFiP: tax audits rely more and more on Artificial Intelligence and data-mining

In 2017, the CFVR project (targeting fraud and valuing requests) was the subject, of a financing by the FTAP (Fonds de Transformation de l’Action Publique) of 5 million euros with the objective of improving ” the efficiency of tax control operations by renovating the ...

Canada: Artificial Intelligence in Education to Improve Student Success

On Monday, March 14, Canada’s Minister of Education, Jean-François Roberge, and Éric Caire, Minister of Cybersecurity and Digital Affairs, announced an investment of $10.6 million over two years to digitize all the data accumulated by school service centers (CSS). Artificia...

Colombia: Inauguration of Future Seeds, a global innovation center for the preservation of crop biodiversity

On March 15, Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez inaugurated “Future Seeds,” the world’s largest tropical crop bank based at the Alliance’s campus in Palmira, Colombia. The facility will not only preserve the biodiversity of important tropical crops, bu...

Artificial Intelligence for colorectal cancer screening

In mid-February, the Centre Hospitalier de Bigorre in Tarbes (Hautes-Pyrénées) organized the inauguration of an Artificial Intelligence module for digestive endoscopy, in order to optimize colorectal cancer screening: CAD EYE by Fujifilm. The hospital’s endoscopy department...

Lonestar leads Celestium, a work of art created in space based on Artificial Intelligence and blockchain

Lonestar, a stealthy cloud and space startup, is leading a cutting-edge data storage and processing demonstration currently underway aboard the International Space Station (ISS) surrounded by open source leader Canonical and Redwire Corporation, a specialist in plug-and-play comp...

AI adoption, data and sovereignty: Interview with Antoine Couret (ALEIA)

If the adoption of solutions based on artificial intelligence is progressing throughout the world, the question of data, its collection, its quality and its sovereignty is at the center of many debates. We spoke with Antoine Couret, founder of ALEIA and president of the France AI...

Saint George on a Bike: When Artificial Intelligence improves the understanding of artworks

The objective of the Saint George on a Bike (SGoaB) project is to improve the quality and quantity of open metadata associated with European cultural heritage images (CH). The Barcelona Supercomputing Center relies on deep learning to train object detection and image recognition ...

Amazon science, UCLA and Meta researchers propose end-to-end noise tolerant graph embedding learning framework

Researchers at Amazon, two professors at the University of California Computer Science teamed up with Meta’s chief scientist to conduct a study on machine learning and presented an end-to-end noise-tolerant integrated learning framework: PGE. This framework allowed them to ...

Animal Welfare: Researchers have developed an algorithm that translates pig vocalizations

Like all animals, pigs are sensitive, intelligent and capable of feeling emotions such as fear and pain as well as pleasure and happiness. They transmit these emotions through vocalizations, and being able to recognize emotions through vocalizations could allow breeders to improv...

Morocco: Launch of the first international community innovation competition organized by the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region

The first international community innovation challenge “Smart Territory development, investment & entrepreneurship digital challenge” (TDC2022) was recently launched, whose objective is to promote the potential of the regions of Tangier, Tetouan and Al Hoceima to ...

Rocsys, a Dutch start-up, offers a solution for the autonomous connection of cables to charging stations

Founded in 2019 in the Netherlands in Ryswick in the suburbs of The Hague, with a U.S. base since last year in the United States in Portland, Oregon, Rocsys develops solutions for autonomous charging cable connection. The start-up has just won a major contract in Oakland, Califor...

Soft Robotics: Virginia Tech University team creates robot that transforms with molten alloy

Researchers at Virginia Tech University (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), located in Blacksburg, have created a robot that can transform itself and then return to its original morphology. They were inspired by the art of kirigami to design its architecture an...

Munich researchers develop AI methods for next-generation biomedical research

The compilation and analysis of numerous databases is essential to biomedical research. To develop new therapies or disease prevention strategies, scientists increasingly need better quality data. However, the quality is highly variable and the integration of different data sets ...

Airbus and IUCT-Oncopole partner to fight cancer with Artificial Intelligence

On March 3, the University Cancer Institute of Toulouse, IUCT-Oncopole, signed a memorandum of understanding with the aeronautics leader AIRBUS. The two parties will develop research projects of mutual interest over the next two years, particularly in the field of artificial inte...

Back to Microclimate Analysis, an Artificial Intelligence tool to fight against urban heat islands

Global warming is undeniable, and heat waves follow one another, exceptionally so. City dwellers are feeling the effects even more because the lack of vegetation and mineralization are creating urban heat islands, so they must adapt their lifestyle and travel. Faced with this glo...

SingHealth, National Supercomputing Center Singapore and NVIDIA Announce Partnership to Improve Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence

Co-hosted by HPC centers in Singapore, Japan, Australia, SupercomputingAsia (SCA) 2022 is an annual conference encompassing a range of notable supercomputing events in Asia held from March 1-3, 2022. It was this event that SingHealth, the National Supercomputing Center Singapore ...

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